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[audio]The Courage of Marge O'Doone - James Oliver Curwood
LibriVox recording of The Courage of Marge O'Doone by James Oliver Curwood. Read in English by Natalie Paula; Fiddlesticks; Ann Kirkpatrick; Mike Pelton; Jairus Amar; Jules HawrylukDavid Raine is travelling, trying to escape his own memories. On the train he meets Father Rolland, who invites him North, to a world of "mystery and savage glory", to help him find himself again. On the same train, he meets a mysterious woman searching for a man named Michael O'Doone...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; canadian fiction
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[audio]The Unclassed - George Gissing
LibriVox recording of The Unclassed by George Gissing. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; geoffbl; beyondutopia; Sally Ireland; Anusha Iyer; mrnmrz72 The Unclassed tells the story of two friends who are aspiring authors living in the London of the late 19th century. Both of them fall in love. Both believe in social change but do not know how to bring it about. Both are sceptical about the values of their times...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; love story; Victorian novel; realist fiction; social novel; femenist fiction
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[audio]Castle Richmond - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon EversSet against the background of the Irish famine in the 1840’s, the novel tells of the tangled relationships between Clara Desmond, Herbert Fitzgerald and his cousin Owen Fitzgerald. Clara – whose previously ‘great’ family is almost bankrupt – is initially attracted to Owen, but whose dissolute lifestyle is a handicap...
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[audio]A Christmas Carol (version 6) - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. Read by Kara Shallenberg The tale begins on a Christmas Eve exactly seven years after the death of Ebenezer Scrooge's business partner. Scrooge has no place in his life for kindness, compassion, charity or benevolence. He hates Christmas, calling it "humbug", refuses his nephew Fred's dinner invitation, and rudely turns away two gentlemen who seek a donation from him to provide a Christmas dinner for the Poor.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; holiday; Christmas; ghost story; literature; Charles Dickens; A Christmas Carol; Ebenezer Scrooge; Tiny Tim; Jacob Marley
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[audio]The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens. Recording by Alan Chant. The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. It is a mystery indeed; the serial novel was just half completed at the time of Dickens' death - leading to much speculation on how it might have ended. The novel is named after Edwin Drood, one of the characters, but it mostly tells the story of his uncle, a choirmaster named John Jasper, who is in love with his pupil, Rosa Bud...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; dickens; edwin drood; unfinished
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[audio]Silas Marner - George Eliot
LibriVox recording of Silas Marner by George Eliot. Read by Tadhg Reputed as Eliot’s favourite novel Silas Marner is set in the early years of the 19th century. Marner, a weaver, is a member of a small congregation in Lantern Yard. Falsely accused of a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his home and lives a solitary life near the village of Raveloe. Dedicating his life to weaving and hoarding gold for the next fifteen years, circumstances beyond his control shape his destiny and help to resto...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; English literature; George Eliot; fiction; religion; Weaver; Ravaloe; Miser; Eppie; Stone Pits
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[audio]The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
LibriVox recording of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian’s beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil’s, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry’s world view...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; poetry; fantasy; fiction; horror/ghost stories
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[audio]Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; pirates; Stevenson; treasure; children's literature
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[audio]Mike: A Public School Story - P. G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of Mike: A Public School Story, by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Debra Lynn. This novel introduces the characters Mike Jackson and Psmith, who are featured in several of Wodehouse’s later works. It shows how the two characters first met each other as teenagers at boarding school. As Psmith doesn’t appear until about halfway through this book, it was later released as two separate books, Mike at Wrykyn and Mike and Psmith...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; wodehouse; humor; psmith; mike
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[audio]Piccadilly Jim - P. G. Wodehouse
Librivox recording of Piccadilly Jim by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by zinniz and garymacf. A young red-head plots to kidnap her irritating cousin with the help of a former boxer, her uncle, and a rogue who has his eye on her. Things don't work out exactly as planned, as criminals, detectives and cases of mistaken identity all get in the way. (Summary by Carrie Bradfield) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; humor
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[audio]Psmith, Journalist - P. G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of "Psmith, Journalist" by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Psuke Bariah. Psmith takes over editing a paper while the usual editor is away on vacation. He takes on a local slum lord, and divers alarums ensue. (description by Psuke Bariah) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; wodehouse; psmith; humor
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[audio]A Damsel in Distress - P. G. Wodehouse
Librivox recording of A Damsel in Distress by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by yazpistachio and Madame Tusk. A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.S. on October 4, 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the U.K. by Herbert Jenkins, London, on October 17 1919. It had previously been serialised in The Saturday Evening Post, between May and June that year.Golf-loving American composer George Bevan falls in love with a mysterious young lady who takes refuge in his t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Saturday Evening Post serial 1919; romance; humor; mistaken identity
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[audio]Psmith in the City, by P.G. Wodehouse - P.G. Wodehouse
LibriVox recording of Psmith in the City, by P.G. Wodehouse, from Gutenberg e-text #6753, in the public domain. Recorded by: -chapters 1-3: Kristen McQuillin -chapters 4-6: Neal Foley, the Podchef -chapters 7-9: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 10-12: Chris Goringe -chapters 13-15: Arron Andrade -chapters 16-18: Luke Venediger -chapters 19-21: Eileen -chapters 22-24: Chris Goringe -chapters 25-27: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 28-30: Miette For further information, including links to online text, reader ...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; librivox; wodehouse; humor
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[audio]Deep Lake Mystery - Carolyn Wells
LibriVox recording of Deep Lake Mystery by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Roger Melin Imagine, if you will, a murder committed in a sealed room. A room which has been sealed from the inside, that is, with no possible means of exit, excepting a dangerous plunge through a window into a deep, foreboding lake with swirling eddies and rocks abound. Add to that image a wreath of flowers around the head and across the chest of the victim, a crucifix, an orange, a feather scarf tucked in here and th...
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[audio]Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; Or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac - L.A. Abbott
LibriVox recording of Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; Or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac, by L.A. Abbott. Read by Kehinde. This work the author claims is indeed a true story of how he happened to be married seven times to seven different women and the rollicking, hilarious events that led (or stumbled) to the marriages and the ah–disassembling/failing/failures of each said marriage which happened oftentimes to land him in prison...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook
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[audio]A Silent Witness - R. Austin Freeman
LibriVox recording of A Silent Witness by R. Austin Freeman. Read in English by Anna Simon In this detective novel, the young doctor Humphrey Jardine stumbles upon a corpse during a walk near Hampstead Heath in the middle of the night. However, when he returns to the spot with a police officer, the corpse has disappeared. And this is just the start of a series of strange and sometimes life threatening events...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; murder mystery; thorndyke
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[audio]The Mystery of the Downs - Arthur J. Rees; John R. Watson
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Downs by Arthur J. Rees; John R. Watson. Read in English by Tony Oliva "The storm had descended swiftly, sweeping in suddenly from the sea, driving across the downs to the hills at high speed, blotting out the faint rays of a crescent moon and hiding the country-side beneath a pall of blackness, which was forked at intervals by flashes of lightning." - Book's opening sentence For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RS...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Detective; Crime; murder; action
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[audio]Knaben und Mörder - Hermann Ungar
LibriVox recording of Knaben und Mörder by Hermann Ungar. Read in German by Bernd Ungerer 'Knaben und Mörder' enthält 2 Erzählungen von Hermann Ungar: 'Ein Mann und eine Magd' und 'Geschichte eines Mordes'. (Mißglücktes) Sexuelles Erwachen in der einen Geschichte, Haß gegen Andersartigkeit in der anderen Geschichte – die erbarmungslose Schilderung psychopathologischer Zustände auch in seinen anderen Werken führte zu kontroversen Diskussionen zu seiner Zeit...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; knaben; mörder; selbstzerstörerisch; psychose; sadistisch; gewalt
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[audio]The Queen of Hearts - Wilkie Collins
LibriVox recording of The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins. Read in English by Peter John Keeble; Mary J; Greg Giordano; Lynne Thompson; Arnold; Claire M; Katrina Job; beyondutopia; sarahsyahiirah; Abigail W; ToddHW The elderly Brothers Owen, Morgan and Griffith live a quiet, retired life in the countryside, which is turned upside-down by Griffith's ward, the young Jessie Yelverton. Originally, her visit to them was to last only six weeks, but for a very certain reason, the gentlemen must find...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
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[audio]The Way We Live Now - Anthony Trollope
LibriVox recording of The Way We Live Now, by Anthony Trollope. Read by Debra Lynn. The Way We Live Now is a scathing satirical novel published in London in 1875 by Anthony Trollope, after a popular serialization. It was regarded by many of Trollope's contemporaries as his finest work.One of his longest novels (it contains a hundred chapters), The Way We Live Now is particularly rich in sub-plot. It was inspired by the financial scandals of the early 1870s, and lashes at the pervading dishonesty...
Keywords: satire; trollope; victorian; scandal; finance; 19th century; london
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[audio]The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse - Homer
LibriVox recording of The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse by Edward Smith-Stanley, Earl of Derby. Read in English by Michael Armenta"It must equally be considered a splendid performance; and for the present we have no hesitation in saying that it is by far the best representation of Homer's Iliad in the English language." - London Times, 1865"The merits of Lord Derby's translation may be summed up in one word, it is eminently attractive; it is instinct with life; it may be read...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Homer; poetry; Greece; mythology
Downloads: 3,925 (2 reviews)
[audio]The Ghost Pirates - William Hope Hodgson
LibriVox recording of The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson. Read by Mark Nelson The Ghost Pirates is a powerful account of a doomed and haunted ship on its last voyage, and of the terrible sea-devils (of quasi-human aspect, and perhaps the spirits of bygone buccaneers) that besiege it and finally drag it down to an unknown fate. With its command of maritime knowledge, and its clever selection of hints and incidents suggestive of latent horrors in nature, this book at times reaches enviable ...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; ghosts; ship; horror; sea
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[audio]The Phoenix and the Carpet - E. Nesbit
LibriVox recording of The Phoenix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Helen Taylor.Five children discover a mysterious egg in their new nursery carpet - an egg which hatches into a magical talking Phoenix! The carpet is a magic one and takes them on all sorts of adventures which never quite turn out as planned... (Summary by Helen Taylor)For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fantasy; children's fiction; E. Nesbit
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[audio]The Thing from the Lake - Eleanor M. Ingram
LibriVox recording of The Thing from the Lake, by Eleanor M. Ingram. Read by Roger Melin. To get away from city life periodically, New Yorker Roger Locke purchases an abandoned farm house in rural Connecticut, and with the assistance of his cousin Phillida and her beau Ethan Vere, he sets about fixing up the place. Immediately however, an unseen mysterious woman begins giving him warnings during nocturnal visits to leave the house at once...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; horror; mystery; ingram
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[audio]The Notting Hill Mystery - Charles Warren Adams
LibriVox recording of The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Warren Adams. Read in English by Kevin Green. Charles Felix was the pseudonym of Charles Warren Adams, an English Lawyer and publisher and is now known to have been the author of "The Notting Hill Mystery", thought to be the first full length detective novel in English. The story first appeared as an eight part serial in a weekly magazine in 1862, and was subsequently published as a single volume novel in 1865...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; adventure; mystery; action; crime
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[audio]Gregorian Chant Mass
Sacred Polyphony by ???
Keywords: Gregorian Chant; Polyphany; Mass
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[audio]"What Was It? -- A Mystery" - Fitz-James O'Brien
This 1859 short story probably influenced both Maupassant's "The Horla" and Bierce's "The Damned Thing". It's pretty spooky all by itself, though. The second phase of the story is a science fiction take -- a very odd one. See what you think.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Horror
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[audio]Das alte Haus - Friedrich Gerstäcker
LibriVox recording of Das alte Haus, by Friedrich Gerstäcker. Read in German by Hokuspokus and Karlsson. Es ist nicht geheuer in dem alten Haus nebenan, davon sind die Dienstboten im Hause Hechner fest überzeugt und auch im Städtchen gehen wunderliche Geschichten um von Lichtern in der Nacht und dem alten Herrn Quetzlinberger, der dort schon seit wohl 100 Jahren seine einsame Wacht halten soll. Manch einer möchte wohl gerne einmal einen Blick riskieren hinter die gelben Seidengardinen, doch ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; hörbuch; german; deutsch; gerstäcker
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[audio]Leutnant Gustl - Arthur Schnitzler
LibriVox Aufnahme von Leutnant Gustl von Arthur Schnitzler. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Availle. Am Ende eines gelangweilt verfolgten Konzertes drängt Leutnant Gustl erleichtert zum Ausgang und gerät an der Garderobe mit einem ihm flüchtig bekannten Bäckermeister in Streit. Außer sich vor Wut, als "dummer Bub" beschimpft worden zu sein und darob keine Satisfaktion fordern zu können, läuft er durch Wien und beschließt schließlich, sich am nächsten Morgen zu erschießen...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Hörbuch; Novelle; Deutsch; Wien; innerer monolog; k.u.k. Arme; österreich
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[audio]Leben und Schicksale des Katers Rosaurus - Amalie Winter
LibriVox Aufnahme von Leben und Schicksale des Katers Rosaurus von Amalie Winter. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Ramona Deininger-Schnabel. Der Kater Rosaurus muss von Geburt an viele kleine Abenteuer überstehen, bis hin zur Begegnung mit gefrässigen Zoolöwen. Amalie Winter ist das Pseudonym der Schriftstellerin Amalie Freifrau v. Groß, deren Mädchenname Amalie v. Seebach war. (Zusammenfassung von crowwings) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Hörbuch; Deutsch; Kinder; kater; zoo; löwen; katze; tiere; German
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[audio]Verteidigung des Unsinns - G. K. Chesterton
LibriVox recording of Verteidigung des Unsinns, der Demut, des Schundromans und anderer mißachteter Dinge by G. K. Chesterton. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in German by bernd ungerer Verschiedene Essays, in denen Dinge wie Schundromane, Planeten, Posse, Demut und unüberlegte Gelübde verteidigt werden. Ein hochvergnügliches Augenzwinkern ist unüberseh- bzw. unüberhörbar. ( Zusammenfassung von Bernd Ungerer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; satire; humor
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[audio]Eyes and Tears, Andrew Marvell - Falstaff

Keywords: Poetry English Marvell, Andrew
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[audio]Clara Vaughan, Vol. II - Richard Doddridge Blackmore
LibriVox recording of Clara Vaughan, Vol. II by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read by LibriVox Volunteers CLARA VAUGHAN, the young heroine, narrator, and namesake for R. D. Blackmore’s early detective novel, is determined to solve the mystery of her father’s murder—a crime that occurred when she was only 10 years of age. Volume II of the trilogy continues the account of Clara’s adventures, romances, and encounters with many eccentric characters, when, years later, she devotes herself to ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; detective novel; romantic movement; british novelists
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[audio]The Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
LibriVox recording of The Gods of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by JD. The Gods of Mars is a 1918 Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the second of his famous Barsoom series. It can be said that the novel set the tone for much science fiction to come. Its influence can clearly be seen in franchises such as Star Trek and Farscape. While Burroughs no doubt borrowed liberally from the pulp fiction of his day, particularly westerns and swashbuckling tales, the pacing and themes set the...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; sci-fi; burroughs; mars
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[audio]Kipps - H.G. Wells
Arthur Kipps, an orphaned draper’s assistant of humble means, unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money and that is when all his troubles begin. Wanting to marry above his social class, he has to learn how to lead a genteel life, but that is too much for him. You would think that his decision to revert to Ann, his boyhood love, would solve his problems and bring him back to earth and contentment...
Keywords: Inheritance; Social improvement; Social class
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[audio]Love and Mr Lewisham - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Anthony Ogus The teaching profession, science and politics in late 19th century England. H.G.Wells’ humorous early novel, drawing on his own life, shows how these – as well as involvement in spiritualism – have to compete with love. - Summary by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; satire; education; spiritualism; love
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[audio]The Emperor's New Clothes - Hans Christian Andersen
LibriVox recording of The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is a collection of a few of my personal favorite stories by Hans Christian Andersen that I most loved as a child and still enjoy as an adult. The Emperor's New Clothes was funny from my earliest years because even then I could see that it poked fun at adults and their silly pretensions; The Ugly Duckling I think, was enjoyable because the bullied little one turned out so well and i...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Hans Christian Andersen
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[audio]The Blue Envelope - Roy J. Snell
Librivox recording of The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell. Read by Dawn Larsen. A mystery and adventure story for girls set in Alaska. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org. Download M4B (125MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; adventure; girls; young adult; Alaska
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[audio]The Ambassadors - Henry James
LibriVox recording of The Ambassadors by Henry James. Read by Nicholas Clifford Henry James considered The Ambassadors his best, or perhaps his best-wrought, novel. It plays on the great Jamesian theme of Americans abroad, who finds themselves in an older, and some would say richer and more sophisticated, culture that that of the United States. The protagonist is Lambert Strether, a man in his fifties, editor of a small literary magazine in the manufacturing town of Woollett, Massachusetts, who ...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audiobook; American Literature
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[audio]The Europeans - Henry James
LibriVox recording of The Europeans, by Henry James. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. The Europeans: A sketch is a short novel by Henry James, published in 1878. It is essentially a comedy contrasting the behaviour and attitudes of two visitors from Europe with those of their relatives living in the 'new' world of New England. The novel first appeared as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly for July-October, 1878...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; humour
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[audio]A Spinner in the Sun - Myrtle Reed
LibriVox recording of A Spinner in the Sun, by Myrtle Read. Dramatic Reading by volunteer readers. Myrtle Reed may always be depended upon to write a story in which poetry, charm, tenderness and humor are combined into a clever and entertaining book. Her characters are delightful and she always displays a quaint humor of expression and a quiet feeling of pathos which give a touch of active realism to all her writings...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; dramatic reading; romance; mystery; disfigurement
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[audio]Ghost Stories of an Antiquary - Montague Rhodes James
Librivox public domain recording of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James. Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was a medieval scholar; Provost of King's College, Cambridge. He wrote many of his ghost stories to be read aloud in the long tradition of spooky Christmas Eve tales. His stories often use rural settings, with a quiet, scholarly protagonist getting caught up in the activities of supernatural forces...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; ghost stories; literature
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[audio]Jane Eyre (version 3) - Charlotte Brontë
LibriVox recording of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Rochester, but he hides a terrible secret that threatens their chances of happiness...
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[audio]The Thirteenth: Greatest of Centuries - James Joseph Walsh
LibriVox recording of The Thirteenth: Greatest of Centuries by James Joseph Walsh. Read in English by Phil Chenevert It cannot but seem a paradox to say that the Thirteenth was the greatest of centuries. To most people the idea will appear at once so preposterous that they may not even care to consider it. A certain number, of course, will have their curiosity piqued by the thought that anyone should evolve so curious a notion...
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[audio]The Ghosts' High Noon
LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Ghosts' High Noon by W. S. Gilbert. This was the Weekly Poetry HALLOWE'EN project for October 24th, 2010 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
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[audio]The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (dramatic reading) - Anne Bronte
LibriVox recording of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, by Anne Bronte. Read by a full cast. A mysterious young widow arrives at Wildfell Hall, an Elizabethan mansion which has been empty for many years, with her young son. She lives there under an assumed name, Helen Graham, and very soon finds herself the victim of local slander. Refusing to believe anything scandalous about her, Gilbert Markham discovers her dark secrets...
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[audio]Mrs. Bindle - Herbert George Jenkins
LibriVox recording of Mrs. Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins Herbert Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of sequels. In the preface to the books, T. P. O'Connor said that "Bindle is the greatest Cockney that has come into being through the medium of literature since Dickens wrote Pickwick Papers"...
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[audio]Adventures of Bindle - Herbert Jenkins
LibriVox recording of Adventures of Bindle, by Herbert Jenkins. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of sequels. In the preface to the books, T. P. O'Connor said that "Bindle is the greatest Cockney that has come into being through the medium of literature since Dickens wrote Pickwick Papers"...
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[audio]Bindle - Herbert George Jenkins
LibriVox recording of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins Herbert Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of sequels. In the preface to the books, T. P. O'Connor said that "Bindle is the greatest Cockney that has come into being through the medium of literature since Dickens wrote Pickwick Papers"...
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[audio]Danny's Own Story - Don Marquis
LibriVox recording of Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis. Read in English by Dan Kaufman; Mike Pelton; TriciaG; Julia Niedermaier; KHand; Arup Sen; Darrin Eigenbauer; Zachary Brewster-Geisz Danny is the proverbial basket-on-the-doorstep baby, found by Hank and Elmira Walters, a childless couple who welcome him into their home because they need a new topic over which to bicker. Bicker they do, and fight just as often, from the day they attempt to settle on a name, to the day eighteen years later, ...
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